HPCB Fitness to Practise survey

Dear colleague  You will remember last year that following the Healthcare Professionals Crossing Borders conference in October a Fitness to Practise sanctions mapping survey was launched aimed at mapping sanctions applied across Europe and how these are reflected in the alert mechanism. The data collected from the survey will help proactive sharing of information across […]

Meeting with Commission about Annexe V

The Secretariat has met with the European Commission, alongside EFN, to discuss our desired changes to the Annexe. The Commission warmly welcomed the consensus document and shed some light on their next steps. At present the DG Growth unit in charge of the file has little resources and they indicated that they would not be able to […]

Proposal for a Directive on a proportionality test before adoption of new regulation of professions

In January 2017 the European Commission published a proposal for a Directive on a proportionality test before adoption of new regulation of professions “The Commission’s priority is “to put policies that create growth and jobs at the centre of the policy agenda”. Unnecessary regulation places unjustified burdens upon European economies. Removing such barriers opens up opportunities […]